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tick·seed

 (tĭk′sēd′)
n.

[From tick (from its seed's shape).]

tick•seed

(ˈtɪkˌsid)

n.
any of various plants having seeds resembling ticks, as a coreopsis.
[1555–65]
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Noun1.tickseed - any of numerous plants of the genus Coreopsis having a profusion of showy usually yellow daisylike flowers over long periodstickseed - any of numerous plants of the genus Coreopsis having a profusion of showy usually yellow daisylike flowers over long periods; North and South America
genus Coreopsis - genus of American plants widely cultivated for their flowers
Coreopsis gigantea, giant coreopsis - large treelike shrub having feathery leaves and clusters of large yellow flower heads; coastal southern California
Coreopsis maritima, sea dahlia - stout herb with flowers one to a stalk; ornamental developed from a Mexican wildflower
calliopsis, Coreopsis tinctoria - North American annual widely cultivated for its yellow flowers with purple-red to brownish centers; in some classifications placed in a subgenus Calliopsis
herb, herbaceous plant - a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests
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occidentalis), Maximilian sunflower (Helianthus maximiliani), purple prairie clover, hoary vervain, prairie coneflower (Ratibida columnifera), golden tickseed (Coreopsis tinctoria), and western ragweed.
Its team of environmental workers planted several species including cornflower, larkspur and tickseed and found it to be such a success that last year they expanded the programme to take in a number of verges at various locations.
Coreopsis basalis 'Golden Crown' - ' - this cheerful tickseed will help bring warm yellows into the garden.
8 Coreopsis basalis 'Golden Crown' - this cheerful tickseed will help bring warm yellows into the garden.
Various plant mixtures were formulated for different areas of the park, but the ribbon of gold consisted of tickseed, cornflower, corn marigold, star of the veld, Californian poppy and Coreopsis.
Tickseed (Coreopsis) will provide some vivid yellow flowers that you can find on tall stems, 1m tall from variety Badengold, or dwarf stems from Goldfink.
Shoo Them Away With Flowers: Here's a deer-resistant barrier that doubles as a beautiful backdrop to any garden: A 6-foot wire fence with a 3-foot-wide flower bed full of deer-resistant perennials, such as goldenrod, Russian sage, lavender, coneflower, bellflower, yarrow, astilbe, tickseed, balloon flower, catnip, lamb's ear, and ajuga for the ground cover.